Registered Nurse (RN) - Case Management - Behavioral Health

Takoma Park, MD
Jan 09, 2019
Jan 31, 2019
Management, Nurse
Full Time
Washington Adventist Hospital

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

The Behavioral Health Transitional Care Coordinator collaborates with the patient, physician, case manager, community health workers, and other healthcare providers to facilitate patient access to healthcare and social services that enhance the patient's health and well-being and his/her ability to adhere to the prescribed medical treatment regimen in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible. This role works specifically with high and rising-risk behavioral health patients to reduce avoidable utilization, ensure they have access to primary and specialty care, and access to social resources needed to self-manage their health.

Job Responsibilities

1. Identify high and rising risk behavioral health patients who receive care at Adventist Healthcare (e.g., visited the ED or had an observation or inpatient stay).

2. Assess, plan, and coordinate healthcare services to meet the patient's specific health care and psycho-social needs in a cost-effective manner.

3. Assess need for home visit at initiation of care plan. Home visits may include but are not limited to, focus on medication reconciliation, disease education for patient and family, home safety checks, in-home discussions about care needs and challenges, social needs assessment, and preparation for follow-up appointments with provider.

4. Connect patient to community provider(s) and resources for behavioral health care.
Ensure weekly contact with patient (in person or via telephone) to progress towards care plan goals.

5.Ensure timely documentation regarding patient enrollment in Behavioral Health Care Management program, patient progress, and graduation from program.

Qualified candidates will possess:

1.\tActive Maryland RN or Social Work licensure
2.\tBachelor of Science in nursing, Social Work or RN enrolled in Bachelor of Science in nursing program with plans to complete within two years
3.\t3-5 years of nursing or social work experience (behavioral health experience
5.\tLicensed driver and able to operate a motor vehicle as well as maintain automobile insurance
6. Case Management or Discharge Planning Experience is preferred.

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

• Work life balance through non rotating shifts
• Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
• Free Employee parking
• Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
• 100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
• 100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

Join the Adventist Healthcare team today! Apply now to be considered.
Work Schedule:

Full-time days; Monday - Friday.

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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